New Student Convocation

Students enjoy confetti falling from the rafters at Great Southern Bank Arena.

A public affairs signature event.

2 p.m. Aug. 18

Great Southern Bank Arena

Experience the official campus welcome for new Bears.

This year’s speaker is Missouri State University's new basketball coach, Cuonzo Martin.

Navigating the Now is the public affairs theme for 2023-2024.
Public Affairs 2023-2024
The New Student Convocation marks the official start of the academic year and introduces the year’s public affairs theme.